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the sky have not stopped, and a short while ago we saw militants firing rockets from here just behind us, and that has been going on for much of the day. gazans say what they want, of course, is is peace and quiet but what's been happening for the last week is gazans defending themself and they see the u.s. completely siding with israel. so while they would like to see a cease-fire, they say true peace cannot come along until israel stops targeting people in the gaza strip and that blockade of gaza is lifted. george? >> alex marquardt, thanks very much. >>> here at home, it is game on for the more than 43 million americans hitting the road this holiday. tomorrow could be the busiest travel day of the year, but the thanksgiving migration has already begun. americans scrambling into planes, trains and automobiles to make it home for the holiday. our travel team is tracking it all, and abc's senior national correspondent jim avila starts us off. >> reporter: good evening, george. tomorrow is supposed to be the busiest travel day of the year but airlines have cut the number of flights down 3
, which means that holiday shopping frenzy is upon us. and if your christmas list is threatening to do major damage to your bank account, you're not alone. when it comes to finding the very best deals on everything from smartphones to cameras to toys, the answer may be only an app away. abc's sharyn alfonsi brings us the new tricks to saving big for our series, "easy money." >> reporter: meet the perillo family. three sisters in constant motion. it doesn't leave a lot of time for working parents, like sarah and chris perillo, to do a lot of holiday shopping. >> we look for online free shipping. anything we can do to avoid the malls and bring three kids to the malls. >> reporter: increasingly, families like the perillos who struggle to find time to shop and the best deals are turning to the internet. this year, for the first time, more than half of us will shop online, spending $226 billion. in the true spirit of the season, we decided to bring them some high-tech help. nice to meet you. joanna stern is abc's tech editor. she showed us how to outsmart the stores to get great deals. on t
crashing near san rafael airport. fire officials tell us the pilot had trouble this morning trying to turn back, he managed to land in a marsh about a mile away. up to 50 gallons of fuel spilled and crews are cleaning that up. >> pittsburgh city crews have restored water service after an overnight water main break affected more than a dozen homes. people lost water service around midnight. >> in redwood city a handful of homes lost service because of a broken main near the government center, firefighters pumped out water and residents were able to return home. >> and workers expect to find a broken road by story road. 24 cher customers have been out water this morning. the water company says four other smaller breaks were report add cross the city. >> happening now in oakland a 24 hour strike by worker was service employees international union it means truckers can not get to their jobs or move cargo in, or out, of the port of oakland. >> we're live with more. >> here is what's happening. the gates like this around the port are be blocked by picketors and their sympathizers. as you say tha
travel day, folks trying to get out of town, get to the airport. some of us trying to pick up last minute items for dinner tomorrow. >> just like us getting to work, was it wet for you? >> it was and on the embarcadero standing water there. >>> south of the ferry building, it was up to the curb and starting to work towards the ferry building hopefully they will get that fixed quickly we still have wet weather moving through san francisco area but the bulk heading towards alameda, oakland, san leandro heading up towards 13 south of berkeley and 24 through moraga, lafayette, over towards concord, walnut creek towards alamo. hayward, whipple road, fremont, union city, nice radar returns along san mateo, redwood city, palo alto, 237 heading towards cupertino from page mill road and alpine road expect your rain to pick up, showers continue through 7:00, one last chance around noon then dry air during the afternoon, open up clouds, upper 50s coast, mid 60s the rest of us. be prepared this evening with lack of cloud cover it is going to cool quickly low to mid 50s by 7:00 dry and brighter thanks
>>> good morning. thanks for joining us i'm kristen sze. >>> i'm eric thomas. wet on the roads this morning. >> which neighborhoods are getting wet maybe the better question is who is dry? >> not many of us. even when the steadier rain moves out we still have a lot of drizzle, mist, very moist this morning as the cold front and drier air hasn't pushed through. north bay we still have scattered light rain, especially napa valley, down towards sonoma away from windsor, santa rosa, rohnert park, that area. highway 4 hot spot for wettest weather. wet weather as you head towards livermore and dublin, arching across the sunol grade towards union city, fremont and milpitas best radar returns to the south at the coast, towards ben lomond, santa cruz on its way to morgan hill, los gatos and southern sections of san jose that is a trend developing more showers offshore and roll across us we are not out of woods yet probably not until noon, then partly sunny this afternoon, upper 50s to low 60s coast, low to mid 60s bay and inland. we still have traffic to deal with. >>> couple problems,
defensive driving is necessary. some drivers tell us they're afraid to go into the rain but they have no choice. be patient. leave early for where you're going to be going to. check road conditions on where you're going. you may be a half our way or traveling four, five hours. so check before you leave. >> sfo several delayed flights as well as frayed nerves for passengers trying to get where they're going. sfo expecting 3% more travelers this year, over last. >> storm bringing us rain here created a mess in the pacific northwest. strong winds, slammed oregon and washington. flooding streets, knocking down trees and cutting power to2l- nearly 50,000 people in areas. some areas got more than seven inches of rain. there is wide spread flooding in seattle. and forecast calling for dry skies on thanksgiving. >> we're learning tonight the small plane crashed in san rafael today is registered to a vallejo man. the plane went down about a mile from the smith ranch airport. officials say the pilot developed trouble just after takeoff and tried to get back to the airport. couldn't make that,
policy changes with regard to+9ñúñ issued credit cad use in the wake of this scandal. in san jose, abc 7 news. >> 49ers head coach is back at the doctor's tonight. the team announced he is undergoing a follow up evaluation with a procedure received on thursday to correct an irregular heartbeat. this came as a bit of a surprise made just minutes after harbaugh was scheduled to anounts victory over the bears. the team gave no indication there is a concern with the health. we'll stay on top of it. in the meantime, the tedford era is over. cal fired the most successful football coach in the team's history. >> this comes at a coast. >> this is a difficult day. he took the program from the bottom up to the bop 10 but couldn't stop the slide back down. after 11 years, his run in cal is over. he brought the football program back to life in berkeley. bu/rbñ he went three and nine this year. and getting blown out regularly. there was a growing sense that tedford could not do what he did a decade ago that. is make cal great again that. is what the graduation rate around 48% meant change was inevid
. there are still those who want to do us harm. >> the newest example announced just yesterday. four americans busted for blotting to kill other americans. their inspiration, as abc's pierre thomas reports, is long dead. >> reporter: al awlaki was the world's most wanted man, public enemy one, encouraging radicals to attack america in online preaching. america killed him in a drone strike in 2011 and we learned al-awlaki is recruiting terrorists. announcing charges against four california man, plotting to go to afghanistan to bomb and kill u.s. soldiers, disciples of al awlaki. >> there was extensive amount of admiration for him and idealizing anwar al awlaki. >> reporter: a former member of the u.s. air force. the fbi claims the alleged terror cell conducted training including going to shooting ranges and had even bought tickets to travel to afghanistan through mexico. >> this was a valid, violent extremist network. we took this very, very seriously. >> reporter: according to the fbi's charges, one of the alleg alleged terror cell members posted violent extremist media, including audio files
i used to be a people pleaser ♪ ♪ but i had a change of mind i use to be ♪ ♪ a midnight teaser now i just want ♪ ♪ to take my time [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: andy allo. that's the cd. "superconductor." i want to thank andy garcia. apolo anton ohno. emmitt smith. tomorrow night, tim allen will be here. manny pacquiao will be here. and we'll have music from flow rida. good night. [ cheers and applause ] good morning! wow. want to start the day with something heart healthy and delicious? you're a talking bee... honey nut cheerios has whole grain oats that can help lower cholesterol. and it tastes good? sure does! right... ♪ wow. delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >>> it is happening tonight in oakland where a search and rescue operation has now turned into something much more grim. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight a man who fell into a quarry full of water is presumed dead. it is happening near the rock ridge shopping cente
. >>> good morning, america. this is the big one. millions of us packing up, heading to planes, trains, and cars today. the estimate is more than 43 million people will be on the move. it is shaping up to be the craziest travel day of the year. we're all over it this morning. happy day before thanksgiving to robin at home. great to have elizabeth vargas back. >> great to be here. i'm feeling lucky to be here and not being out there on the roads. take a look at this. this is the stevenson expressway. in my oel old hometown of chicago. where the fog is already creating travel problems. and that's the home to o'hare airport. one of the busiest in the nation. also, on the new jersey turnpike, where things are getting started. already bumper-to-bumper traffic. >>> here we go. and there's always turkey. and always bargains. usually, you have to wait until thursday or friday. we're going to reveal the latest on the most incredible deals happening right now, earlier than ever. we have them all for you. >>> let's get right to josh with the breaking news from israel. >> indeed. the bus bombing t
up, it is only 11:00 in the morning. terry mcsweeney joins us from san francisco international. >> reporter: 60,000 people expected to fly out of sfo today that is like filling up candlestick park and telling everybody to go to the airport and fly somewhere it has been an ebb and flow all morning right now you see virgin america, nobody there there was a rush earlier i hope i'm not jinxings anything when i say things so far going smoothly. this morning a rush, long lines, nothing unexpected on this day before thanksgiving. we met one woman hoping to avoid the rush who arrived 7:30 last night for her 6:30 flight this morning. >> i thought there was going to be lines and a lot of people. turns out they are not open yet. >> reporter: long lines come and go by 9:00 terminal 2 looks like it does most days. >> although we have heavy pang loads today, we are getting them out -- heavy passenger loads today we are getting them out and they are moving on to their holiday destination. >> reporter: flight after flight arriving earlier than scheduled an indication that things were smooth at
to look for him. the chp brought out a helicopter which illuminating the hillside. they used a he can-seeking mechanism -- a heat seeking mechanism. >> they found a heat source on the side of the hill. we had our rescue team repel down the hill to look for where the chp stated they saw the heat source and we found nothing. we have the sheriff dive team out here. >> it was very slippery. some of his men started to slip down the hill. they were tethered. the dive team is going into the water and two members will look around. it is unknown at this point how long they will be in the water. this is something they are used to and it is an all volunteer team. the fact that it is raining out and it is dark means nothing. once they get underwater they will try to find this victim. this quarry is filled with water . in some areas it is estimated to be between 40 and 80 feet. there is no current. it is surrounded. dive teams from the alameda county sheriff's department will be going in shortly. unknown how long they will be in the water. john alston, abc news. >> thank you. rain is coming down n
of the country. but the rest of us can give thanks for a rain-free forecast. by planes, trains and highways, millions of americans are gearing up for what aaa has declared the busiest travel day of the year. a fierce weather system will make for tough travel in the northwest and northern california. but any flight delays aren't likely to ripple across the country. >> if there were to be a storm in chicago or in the northeast, you could count on mass chaos. but that does not look like it's going to be the case at all. >> reporter: in los angeles, not weather but a major airport worker protest will delay travelers there. passengers at l.a.x. are advised to give themselves a three-hour cushion at the airport. and an extra 90 minutes to get there. >> this is part of the fun of it all. to go fight the fight. fight the crowds. >> reporter: some important tricks for fliers this year. some airlines will allow you to avoid the baggage counter by tagging and checking your own bags, giving you a chance to, well, lose your own luggage. additionally, the tsa has a new precheck program this year. sign up
>>> good wednesday morning thanks for joining us, i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze, i drove in at 50 miles per hour this morning. >> whoa! >> major story live team coverage coming up. >> it was that wet. >> i know. even kristen sze slows down when it is slick on the roads. let's check in with mike. >> you need to drive 30 coming in. it is very wet outside we'll talk to sue in a minute there has been issues with ponding, even flooding where storm drains haven't been cleaned out. here's the overall picture, scattered light showers in the north bay heavier rain through the heart of the bay now, all of 101 getting light rain to sausalito. east bay around walnut creek towards alamo, danville and san ramon, oakley and berkeley some of the better radar returns off san francisco daly city and colma, south of the san mateo bridge especially dumbarton bridge healthier returns now moving into san jose more in the mountains heading your way over the next 25 to 35 minutes. we are not out of the woods yet. let's find out about that traffic. >>> going slower is a good idea this morning tha
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